Statement from District 22 State Representative Gabe Firment on Congress certifying the Electoral College vote.
Tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday) Congress will meet in joint session to vote on certifying the electoral votes for President of the United States. I want the citizens of District 22 to know that I share your concerns about the integrity of the election and have urged our congressional delegation to object to the certification of the electoral votes until we can be assured that the election was fair and that every vote was counted. If we lose faith in the integrity of our election process, then we are in danger of losing our great Republic itself.
Join me in praying this evening that the resolve of those voting on our behalf will be strengthened, and that our voices will be heard loud and clear in the hallowed halls of the U.S. Capitol. And let us not forget the eloquent warning of President Ronald Reagan: “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed down for them to do the same.”